“How many sorrows
Do you try to hide
In a world of illusion
That’s covering your mind?”

Annie Lennox / David Allan Stewart

Love wins over shame! Happy first wedding anniversary to my incredible man of 15 years. We both give thanks and eternal gratitude, to our amazing American friends who came out of starlight – offering our souls a shamanic ceremony in the magical hills of Malibu. It was beautiful beyond expression and saved, renewed and blessed my life in ways that are taking us forward exponentially. I personally, will never be the same again… and, three cheers for THAT miracle! Thank you, thank you, thank you ❀

You were reborn together, and together you shall be forevermore.
You shall be together when white wings of death scatter your days.
In marriage, many days will
bring happiness, while other days may be sad. But together, two hearts can overcome
It’s inspiring in each other a dream or a feeling, and having faith in each other and not
giving up… even when all the odds say to quit.
One cannot live what he does not dedicate himself to.
To dedicate yourself to love you must be forever growing in
What greater thing is there for two human souls
than to feel that they are joined together to strengthen each other
in all labors, to minister to each other in all sorrow,
to share with each other in all gladness,
to be one with each other in the silent unspoken memories?
Now you will feel no rain,
For each of you will be shelter to the other.
May you have happiness, and may you find it making one another happy.
May you have love, and may you find it loving one another.
May you always need one another – not so much to fill your emptiness as to help you to know your fullness. 
A mountain needs a valley to be complete; the valley does not make the
mountain less, but more; and the valley is more a valley because it has a mountain towering
over it. So let it be with you and you.
May you need one another, but not out of weakness.
May you want one another, but not out of lack.
May you enter into the mystery which is the awareness of one another’s presence – no more
physical than spiritual, warm and near when you are side by side, and warm and near when
you are in separate rooms or even distant cities.
Now there is no more loneliness for you,
For each of you will be companion to the other.
Now you will feel no cold,
For each of you will be warmth to the other.
Now you are two bodies,
But there is only one life before you.
Go now to your dwelling place,
To enter into the days of your togetherness.
And may your days be good and long upon the earth.
Give the highest priority to the tenderness,
gentleness and kindness that your connection deserves.
And if each of you takes responsibility
for the quality of your life together,
it will be marked by abundance and delight.
One cannot give what he does not possess.
To give love you must possess love.
Recollections of past joys, pains, and shared feelings will be the glue that holds everything
together during even the worst and most insecure moments.
When two people pledge their love and care for each other in marriage,
they create a spirit unique unto themselves
which binds them closer than any spoken or written words.
Marriage is a promise,
a potential made in the hearts of two people who love each other
and takes a lifetime to fulfill.
You can ride out the storms
when clouds hide the face of the sun in your lives
remembering that even if you lose sight of it,
for a moment the sun is still there.
Marriage understands and forgives the mistakes life is unable to avoid.
It encourages and nurtures new life, new experiences,
and new ways of expressing a love that is deeper than life.


  1. SO BEAUTIFUL….magical words A most happy and blessed first anniversary, may you and Stuart always bring the best out in each other, feel secure in your bond and the flame of the love you share burn eternally.


  2. Well, I finally have had the chance to read it through completely and view all the photos. Just beautiful as I expected. You are such a beautiful man and Stuart is so fortunate to have you in his life as you are, to have Stuart in your life, David. I look into the eyes and it says it all. Your souls are deep. I wish you both many years oh happiness, joy, and laughter. All my love and future happiness to you both. Mike Minogue xx

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